Too Drunk To Dream

…ain’t no drinking when the bottle’s dry…

Mark Ronson/Amy Winehouse light up the Brit Awards

The basket case and the producer put on a clinic at the Brit Awards on Wednesday night with Ms. Winehouse arriving onstage for the third song of Ronson’s three-song montage. Amy, looking slightly less like a deer in headlights than she did last week at the Grammy Awards, delivered a confident and coherent performance, perhaps reminding us that, in 2008, Ms. Trainwreck can indeed top the headlines with her voice, and not her indiscretions. Hopefully it’s a sign of things to come…

Amy Winehouse+Mark Ronson-Valerie(studio version).mp3
Amy Winehouse + Mark Ronson Valerie [Count of Monte Cristal Sinden Remix].mp3
Amy Winehouse + Mark Ronson Valerie Live.mp3



February 21, 2008 Posted by | addict, amy winehouse, brit awards, klaxons, mark ronson, music, news, pop, rehab, valerie | Leave a comment

Saying OK to Yeasayer

Yeasayer : All Hour Cymbals [We Are Free, 2007]

Brooklyn can be found all over this. TVOTR can be found all over this. Animal Collective, and Grizzly Bear, and yes, Clap Your Hands can all be found all over this. Have we heard this music before….kind of. Sort of… but I’m still listening, and I’m still interested….

Yeasayer’s debut disc, All Hour Cymbals is an exercise on the eardrums. With layers and layers of sonical landscapes, pierced by vocal harmonies reminiscent of some of the Beach Boys’ twisted, experimental harmonics, the Radio City 4-piece reaches hard to employ every blip, every knob turn, every Middle Eastern-Peter Gabriel worldbeat rhythm. I’m enjoying every minute of it.

Yeasayer_AllHourCymbals 08_WaitForTheWintertime.mp3

Get the full album from Emusic for CHEAP!
Or Amazon….
Or Itunes…..

February 21, 2008 Posted by | animal collective, art rock, brooklyn, grizzly bear, psychedelic rock, yeasayer | Leave a comment

The dark of the moon, besides….

“Maybe that’s cause it’s midnight
And the dark of the moon besides.
Maybe the dark is from your eyes
Maybe the dark is from your eyes”
-Robert Hunter

Lets separate ourselves from our own little alternate-realities tonight, unplug, and step outside for a minute and enjoy one of nature’s enduring phenomenons, the lunar eclipse…

…and then enjoy some SMOKIN’ vintage Dead.


Grateful Dead – Shakedown Street [12-31-84].mp3

February 21, 2008 Posted by | Garcia, grateful dead, jam, jamband, jerry garcia, live music, music, pigpen, rock, shakedown street, the dead | Leave a comment